Tagged With: Alan Freed

Diversion….City, The Road and a Trip.

Hello Dear Readers and Subscribers! As you know we are in the midst of doing a series on the Great Depression: analyzing links, resources, and generally becoming familiar with some aspects of that history that may have been forgotten.  While that is a good thing, it can be a bit of a downer as well. … Continue reading »

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Scandal!!!! Freed, Payola and The End of Innocence?

Hi all, Geez…sorry for the late post today, but life sometimes just doesn’t work the way we want it to.  Thank you for still stopping by the blog, subscribing and reading!  If you like my stuff, feel free to pass it on to someone you know if you have a moment! ————————————— I was listening … Continue reading »

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Rockin’ with the Wolfman! Who was Robert Westson Smith?

Rock music has changed the world. Fact! But how is the question…. I would say it’s the presentation. Besides the music, publicity and the personalities involved have made tremendous differences. Celebrity entertainers such as Alan Freed, Dick Clark, and others made a huge contribution to the success of the genre via their knowledge of the … Continue reading »

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